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[573e] there are borrowings and levyings1 upon the estate?” “Of course.” “And when all these resources fail, must there not come a cry from the frequent and fierce nestlings2 of desire hatched in his soul, and must not such men, urged, as it were by goads, by the other desires, and especially by the ruling passion itself as captain of their bodyguard—to keep up the figure—must they not run wild and look to see who has aught that can be taken from him by deceit

1 For παραιρέσεις cf. Thuc. i. 122. 1, Aristot.Pol. 1311 a 12, 1315 a 38.

2 ἐννενεοττευμένας Cf. AIc. I. 135 E, Laws 776 A, 949 C, Aristoph.Birds 699, 1108.

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